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Zavet (town)

Zavet

Завет
Official seal of Zavet
Seal
Zavet is located in Bulgaria
Zavet
Zavet
Location of Zavet
Coordinates: 43°46′N 26°40′E / 43.767°N 26.667°E / 43.767; 26.667
CountryBulgaria
Provinces
(Oblast)
Razgrad
Government
 • MayorAhter Veliev
Elevation
265 m (869 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total3,585
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
7330
Area code(s)08342

Zavet (Bulgarian: Завет, pronounced [ˈza.vɛt]; Turkish: Zavut) is a town in northeastern Bulgaria, part of Razgrad Province and located in the geographic region of Ludogorie. It is the administrative centre of the homonymous Zavet Municipality, which lies in the northern part of Razgrad Province. Zavet is situated in the western Ludogorie Plateau, 12 kilometres from Isperih and Kubrat and 35 kilometres from Tutrakan and Razgrad.

Zavet used to be a village in the 1970s, when Ostrovo was the municipal centre. In 1974, Zavet was promoted to the municipal centret, thus depriving Ostrovo of its status.

Municipality

Zavet municipality includes the following 7 places:

  • Brestovene
  • Ivan Shishmanovo
  • Ostrovo
  • Prelez
  • Sushevo
  • Veselets
  • Zavet

Honour

Zavet Saddle on Smith Island, South Shetland Islands is named after Zavet.

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